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  • ICON-S “New Scholarship Showcase”

    New Scholarship Showcase is a brand new format promoted by the ICON-S Committee on “New Directions in Scholarship”. We will periodically invite a public law scholar to discuss his or her newly published book. Our inaugural edition of this new format features Stephen Tierney, Professor of Constitutional Theory and Director of the Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional…

  • The Indian Constitution through the Lens of Power – VI: Rights

    —Gautam Bhatia, Advocate, New Delhi, and independent legal scholar [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2023 columnists, see here.] The previous five posts in this series have examined the Indian Constitution as a terrain of contestation around five axes of power: federalism, legislative/executive relations, pluralism, guarantor institutions, and…

  • The Indian Constitution through the Lens of Power – V: The People

    —Gautam Bhatia, Advocate, New Delhi, and independent legal scholar [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2023 columnists, see here.] The previous four posts in this series have examined the Indian Constitution as a terrain of contestation around three axes of power: federalism, legislative/executive relations, pluralism, and guarantor institutions.

  • The 2022 I·CONnect Global Review of Constitutional Law | Report on Mexico

    —Alfonso Herrera García, Professor of Constitutional Law, Universidad Panamericana (Mexico City); Irene Spigno, General Director, Inter-American Academy of Human Rights; Mauro Arturo Rivera León, Assistant Professor, University of Silesia in Katowice I. INTRODUCTION On November 7, 2022, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) issued the judgment in the case of Tzompaxtle Tecpile et al.

  • The Proper Role of National Human Rights Institutions in Transitional Justice Processes: the case of the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission 

    –Temelso Gashaw, Inter-Party Dialogue Coordination Expert at the National Election Board of Ethiopia  Recently, Dr. Abadir M. Ibrahim published a thought-provoking article titled “The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission: A Champion of Transitional Justice?” on Harvard Human Rights Reflections.  This blog post aims to defend fairly broad objections to Dr.

  • The Indian Constitution through the Lens of Power – IV: Guarantor Institutions

    —Gautam Bhatia, Advocate, New Delhi, and independent legal scholar [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2023 columnists, see here.] The previous three posts in this series have examined the Indian Constitution as a terrain of contestation around three axes of power: federalism, legislative/executive relations, and pluralism.

  • Transnational Constitutional Dialogues: Searching for New Songs of Freedom

    —João Vitor Cardoso, Universidad de Chile [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2023 columnists, see here.] In The Black Jacobins, James (1989, 317)  recounts an absolutely dramatic scene as part of a confrontation between the French Army and the people of Haiti: “The [French] soldiers still thought of…

  • The Indian Constitution through the Lens of Power – III: Asymmetric Federalism

    —Gautam Bhatia, Advocate, New Delhi and independent legal scholar [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2023 columnists, see here.] In my previous two columns, I examined the Indian Constitution as a terrain of contestation across two axes of power: the centre-state [“federal”] axis, and the legislature-executive [“parliamentary”] axis.

  • The Indian Constitution through the Lens of Power – II: The Legislature and the Executive

    —Gautam Bhatia, Advocate, New Delhi and independent legal scholar [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2023 columnists, see here.]  In the opening post of this series, I proposed  an approach to the Indian Constitution that views it as a terrain of contestation between different – and opposed –…

  • Constituent Power as a Circuit of Affections

    —João Vitor Cardoso, Universidad de Chile [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2023 columnists, see here.] This column offers a discussion about moving beyond theoretical abstractions and exploring the tangible manifestations of constituent power in real-world contexts.